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Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Handbook by Siddhesh Kabe

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Fields

We have successfully created the Customer object. We are going to take a look at some major types of custom fields on Force.com. Let's create the fields for the Customer object.

When we create a new field, we have to go through four steps. Let's take a look at each one of them in detail.

Standard fields

Custom objects include some standard fields that are included automatically. When we create a new custom object, it automatically has five standard fields. To capture additional data in the object, we need to add more fields to it. The standard fields include audit fields such as:

  • Created By
  • Last Modified By
  • Owner
  • CreatedDate
  • ModifiedDate

Apart from the owner field, the other fields cannot be edited from the UI. The owner field is automatically

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